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Carol's Journey (2002)

El viaje de Carol (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 6 September 2002 (Spain)
Carol, a twelve-year-old Spanish-American girl from New York, travels with her mother to Spain in the spring of 1938, at the height of the Civil War. Separated from her beloved father, ... See full summary »

Director:

Imanol Uribe

Writers:

Ángel García Roldán (novel), Ángel García Roldán (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Clara Lago ... Carol
Juan José Ballesta ... Tomiche
Álvaro de Luna ... Don Amalio
María Barranco ... Aurora
Carmelo Gómez ... Adrián
Rosa Maria Sardà ... Maruja (as Rosa Mª Sardá)
Alberto Jiménez ... Alfonso
Lucina Gil Lucina Gil ... Dolores
Daniel Retuerta Daniel Retuerta ... Culovaso
Andrés de la Cruz Andrés de la Cruz ... Cagurrio
Luna McGill Luna McGill ... Blanca
Andrés Lima Andrés Lima ... Donato
Carlos Manzanares Carlos Manzanares ... Daniel
Carlos Kaniowsky ... Don Julio (as Carlos Kaniowski)
Ana Villa Ana Villa ... Chana
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Carol, a twelve-year-old Spanish-American girl from New York, travels with her mother to Spain in the spring of 1938, at the height of the Civil War. Separated from her beloved father, Carol arrives in her mother's home village and transforms the secretive family environment. Her innocence and rebellious nature drive her at first to reject a world that is at once new and foreign. But she soon journeys into adulthood through a friendship with Maruja, the village teacher, and a young local boy, Tomiche. Written by Film Movement

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Drama

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Soundtracks

Schotis de Niceforo
Written by Francisco Alonso (as F. Alonso), Joaquín Vela and Enrique Sierra
Performed by Emilio Aliaga y Orquesta Crazy Boys
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I think the film was charming and innocent...
24 February 2003 | by PerugurllisbettSee all my reviews

I think the film was charming and innocent. The story is very character driven, and the dialogue is salient. It brought me memories from the time when I returned to Peru at the age of 13, it was a alien country to me even though that was my place of birth. The film forced me to relive those times, with the many adventures I had reuniting with family, and making new friends. I think the director did a great job with having the story told through a child's P.O.V. (point of view), and the way "Tomiche" and "Carol" found each other was remarkably funny, and original. I do agree with others who have commented that the movie is not AMAZING, but it is a story with many merits, and the value is unquestionable.


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Official Sites:

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Language:

Spanish | English

Release Date:

6 September 2002 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

EUR2,760,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,527,127
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